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Informative articles, news, and trends across various food ingredients and equipment supplier categories.



Lasers Speed Food Preparation While Slashing Energy Consumption

Food processing industries and applications are able to realize quick and precise food preparation while saving energy by using laser ovens.

High-efficiency laser heating solutions are poised to impact the food processing industry as low carbon footprint alternatives to conventional ovens.

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Trends in Natural Red Colors for Food Product Development

The rapid transition to natural sources of food colors had many color makers seeing red...in a good way

When food color innovation turned decisively toward nature for its sources of desirable pigments, food color technologists worked overtime to develop cost-effective, clean-label colors. Some shades proved an extra challenge, with stability and fixing being major trouble spots. Red colors figured largely in that task.

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Formulating with Color in Confectionery Applications

Ensuring high pigment concentration from the starting material begins with precise cultivation techniques

Pantone LLC recently announced the 2023 Color of the Year, Viva Magenta. It is deep red-pink, reminiscent of a raspberry hue. The striking shade for 2023 is undeniably joyous and is an example of just how much color can inspire and excite our senses. Vibrant and optimistic hues like Viva Magenta are ideal in confectionery applications, where they cue flavor intensity, textural nuances, and novelty.

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Natural Food Colors for a New World

The future of natural colors is brighter than ever

“Healthy Hedonism” is a new consumer mindset that combines innovation and playfulness with an interest in health and wellness, tempered by a keen commitment to social and environmental concerns. In this newly established landscape, consumers are seeking food and beverages that deliver a holistic package of benefits.

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